There are 5 ways to get from Patong to Koh Tao by bus, ferry, bus and ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, ferry  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$45 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Phuket Lomprayah Bus Station to Ko Tao Catamaran

$59 - $62

Fly Phuket to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$126 - $252

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Koh Samui (USM) KBV - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$150 - $345

Fly Phuket to Chumphon, ferry  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Chumphon (CJM) HKT - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$160 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patong to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿2000 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patong to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿4200 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Patong and Koh Tao is 298 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Patong to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Patong, Phuket Province, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Patong to Koh Tao. However, you can take the taxi to Phuket Bus Terminal, take the bus to Suratthani, take the walk to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Patong to Koh Tao once daily. Tickets cost $45 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia

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